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2016 NCAA Tournament Opening: Virginia Cavaliers vs. Hampton Pirates Tip-Off, Odds, Streaming, and GAME THREAD!

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No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers vs. No. 16 Hampton Pirates

Time: Approximately 3:10 p.m.
Date: March 17, 2016
Place: Raleigh
TV: TruTV
OnlineMarch Madness Live

Spread: Vegas: UVA -23; KenPom: UVA 77, Hampton 57 (97%)
Last Meeting: UVA 69, Hampton 40 (November 26, 2013). Nice.

It's finally time for the Tournament to start! We've had tons of content all week long on this, so here's a recap of what's on tap:

Here's THE BIG PREVIEW. You'll already know what it says.

Who knew former Grantland writer Mark Titus was such a big Virginia fan? We did. That's why we had him on the podcast. He kept talking about The Bachelor.

We also invited Akil Mitchell to answer some questions for us. His brother plays for Hampton. It's unclear which team he wants to win!

We asked nine Virginia celebrities to reveal their brackets to us, including Akil Mitchell, Tiki Barber, Dean Groves, Alecko Eskandarian, NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, Morgan Brian, Matt McLean, Luke Bowanko, and Sean Doolittle. Here's what they said.

If you didn't know, Evan Nolte has a brother, Connor, whose Twitter game is . We had him on the podcast as well!

Alright, Hoos. Let's do the dang thing!